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Warrant Books: September 1713, 1-15

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Calendar of Treasury Books, Volume 27, 1713. Originally published by Her Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1955.

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September 1713, 1-15

Sept. 2. Money warrant for 4,045l. 19s. 10d. to John Williams, Agent to her Majesty's Printers, for Acts of Parliament, Proclamations, Forms of Prayer, speeches &c. by them delivered for the service of the two Houses from Mich. 1711 to Midsummer 1713. Hereof 2,375l. 12s. 0d. is to be satisfied out of the 500,000l. [Lottery] for Civil List arrears and the remaining 1,670l. 7s. 10d. out of loans to be made by said Williams on credit of her Majesty's tin. Civil List Arrears T56/34, p. 124.
Treasury reference to [Mr. Manley] the Surveyor General of Crown Lands of the petition of Matthew Pindar, Esq., for a new lease of a parcel of woodland in Bromby called Princes Wood and a warren in Bromby and Redbourn with a lodge house and the fishery of the river Trent within the soke of Kirton in Lindsey, Co. Lincoln, parcel of the Duchy of Cornwall: to which premises he is entitled by mesne assignments. (Again referred 1714 May 6 to Mr. Pendarves, Surveyor General of Crown Lands, no report having been made by Mr. Manley.) Reference Book IX, p. 144.
Sept. 2. Warrant by Treasurer Oxford to the Navy Commissioners to allow to Sir Thomas Webster and partner a prolongation of time to Sept. 30 inst. for delivery of hemp to the Navy, on a further abatement of 10s. a ton of the price.
Prefixing: said Commissioners' report on the petition of said Webster. Warrants not Relating to Money XXII, p. 107.
Sept. 3. J. Taylour (in the absence of the Treasury Secretaries) to the South Sea Company for a certificate what dividends became payable at June 24 last to any of the Treasurers or Paymasters of the public offices on stock for the use of the public. Out Letters (General) XXI, p. 21.
Treasury reference to the Customs Commissioners of the petition of Charles Brander for release from quarantine of the ships Willing Mind, Beginning of Newcastle, Providence, Peace, Wonagunda and Lamb. Out Letters (Customs) XVI, p. 19.
Same to same of the petition of Charles Brander for the like discharge of several ships, unnamed. Ibid., p. 54.
Sept.4. Treasury warrant (on an order of Council of Aug. 30) to same to release from quarantine the ships Union, William Fubbington master; Martin of Whitby, Richard Harrison master; Anne and Elizabeth, Mark Coats master: from Gothenburg with iron, masts, deals &c.: on the petition of Charles Brander.
The Crown, William Earsdon master: from Warbeck [Warberg] with iron &c.: on the petition of Richard Green.
The Robert, — Smallwell master: from Stockholm with iron &c.: on the petition of Henry Norris. Ibid., p. 53.
Treasury reference to the Salt Commissioners of the petition of John Troughton, Collector of Salt Duty at Liverpool, shewing that Thomas Nixon, who returned several sums of the Queen's money for petitioner when collector at Middlewich, did in June and July 1708 give petitioner two bills for 20l. and 100l. on one John Capper in London payable to the Excise Commissioners, but Capper broke before the bills were paid: but by extent on Capper and Nixon petitioner has recovered 103l. 5s. 3d.: therefore praying to be allowed the balance of 16l. 14s. 9d. and his expenses amounting to 39l. 0s. 3d. in said proceedings. Reference Book IX, p. 135.
Sept. 7. Royal warrant dated Windsor Castle to the Attorney General or Solicitor General for a great seal for a grant to John, Lord Delawar, of the office of Treasurer of the Chamber, void by the death of John, Visct. FitzHardinge: during pleasure: with the fee of 133l. 6s. 8d. per an. for himself and 22l. per an. for two clerks. Queen's Warrant Book XXV, pp. 415, 447o.
Sept. 7. Same to the Clerk of the Signet for a privy seal for 3,000l. to William Bromley, a Principal Secretary of State: for secret service. (Money order dated 1713–14 Jan. 15 hereon. This order quotes the privy seal as dated Dec. 24.) Ibid., p. 471. Order Book VIII, p. 384.
Money warrant for 1,300l. to Lord Lexinton for 13 weeks May 12 last to Aug. 11 last on his ordinary as Ambassador Extraordinary to the Catholic King. (Money order dated Sept. 18 hereon.) Money Book XXII, p. 317. Order Book VIII, p. 332.
Sept. 8. Royal warrant dated Windsor Castle to Edward Harley and Thomas Foley, Auditors of Imprests, to give allowance of the sum of 230l. 2s. 7d. to John How in his account as Paymaster of Guards and Garrisons, being so much paid to the Bank of England for the interest of several sums borrowed of them. Queen's Warrant Book XXV, pp. 416, 447p.
Same to Treasurer Oxford to give warrant to the Surveyor General of Woods, Trent South, to pay 500l. (out of wood sales in any the forests, parks or chases under his survey) to Henry, Duke of Beaufort, Warden of New Forest, without account, for the repair of the stables belonging to the Queen's house of Lyndhurst in said forest, which are very ruinous and out of repair; the Queen being well assured that the repair thereof will require that if not a greater sum. [The Lord Treasurer's warrant of Oct. 16, infra, p. 389, is on different lines from this royal warrant. It merely authorises the delivery of 40 tons of timber to the Duke for the stable repairs.] Ibid., p. 436.
Warrant by same to Sir Roger Mostyn, Paymaster of Marines, to pay to the Commissioners for Disbanding the Marine Regiments 3l. a day each for every day each of them shall be abroad on the said service (that is to say 40s. for himself and the charges attending his own person and 20s. a day for incidents) and 30s. a day to Francis Lyn, who attends them as Secretary. Money Book XXII, p. 311.
Same by same to Nehemiah Arnold, Humphrey Brent, Thomas Cornwallis and Christopher Tilson, Commissioners for the Lotteries Nos. 1, 2 and 3 anno 1712 [as by the Act 10 Anne, c. 18], and to Thomas Jett, Paymaster of said Lotteries, to make out orders to transfer or pay 130l. to said Jett for 11 tickets [as per numbers detailed, being three tickets of 10l. in Lottery No. 1; one ticket of 20l. and three of 10l. each in Lottery No. 2; one ticket of 20l. and three of 10l. each in Lottery No. 3] still standing out unpaid on the said three first Courses of payment (as part of the 4,500 tickets) and entitled to 130l. principal money, and is to enable him to satisfy same from time to time as they shall be brought in and presented for payment: so that there need be no delay in passing an account of the residue of the money for the service of said Lotteries. Ibid., p. 313.
Same by same to John Morley, Paymaster of the Classes Lottery anno1712 [as by the Act 10 Anne, c. 19], and to Thomas Jett, Paymaster of the Lotteries Nos. 1, 2 and 3 anno 1712 [as by the Act 10 Anne, c. 18], to pay to the abovesaid Commissioners 400l. each by moieties as reward for their labour and trust therein: that is to say 800l. (in 200l. each) forthwith for one moiety of the said rewards for the first year and a further 800l. at any time after Dec. 22 next for the other moiety: all in accordance with a report of Aug. 15 last made to the Lord Treasurer by Robert, Lord Bingley, late Chancellor of the Exchequer, recommending 400l. each to the said Commissioners as a suitable reward for the first year commencing from [1712] Dec. 22, the date of their commission [ut supra, Calendar of Treasury Books, Vol. XXVI, p. 546]. Ibid., pp. 327–8.
Sept. 8. Money warrant for 3,296l, to Charles, Earl of Orrery, for 412 days on his ordinary of 5l. a day as Envoy Extraordinary and 3l. a day as Plenipotentiary at the Hague and at Brussels, to wit from 1712 May 10 to 1713 June 27 (the day he returned into the presence from the said employment). (Money order dated Sept. 18 hereon.) Ibid., p. 317. Order Book VIII, p. 341.
Same for 825l. to same for one bill of extraordinaries in his said service.
Appending: said bill for the period 10 Feb. 1711–12 to 1713 June 27: as allowed by Secretary Bolingbroke:
£
Postage of letters and packets from all parts 312
Intelligence, “Gazettes” and printed papers 426
pens, ink, paper and other stationery ware 87
£825
(Money order dated Sept. 18 hereon.) Money Book XXII, p. 318. Order Book VIII, p. 341.
Warrant by Treasurer Oxford to the Receipt to innovate a lost annuity order No. 2263 for 7l. per an. in the name of Anne Hargrave. Order Book VIII, p. 327.
Letter of direction for 31,500l. to John How, Paymaster of Guards and Garrisons: out of the 1,200,000l. Exchequer Bills by the late Act [13 Anne, c. 11]: and is for the services following: viz.
£ s. d.
in further part of 636,888l. 19s. 10d. for Land service for six months to 23 June 1713.
in part of the money saved by the respits upon the Royal Regiment of Dragoons to satisfy the royal warrant of July 27 last to provide new arms for the Regiment in lieu of those lost at the battle of Brihuega 555 0 0
for the subsistence of the Regiment late Sir Richard Temple's: upon account 641 4 0
in further part of 183,281l. 1s. 6d. for Guards and Garrisons to 24 Dec. 1713.
for 28 days’ subsistence Aug. 25 last to Sept. 21 inst. for the Troops and Regiments in Great Britain 17,100 6 7
for 33 days’ subsistence Sept. 22 inst. to Oct. 24 next for the three Regiments of Foot Guards to enable them to march to Portsmouth and Plymouth 1,359 3 9
for 28 days’ subsistence to Sept. 21 inst. for the Garrisons in North Britain 266 11 8
on account of Contingencies, to satisfy the royal warrant to Dr. Coatsworth for medicines and instruments provided by him for the Garrisons of Annapolis Royal and Placentia 55 0 0
in further part of 21,345l. 13s. 4d. for the Forces in the Plantations for six months to 24 Dec. 1713.
for 28 days’ subsistence to the 21st inst. for the Regiments of Col. Handasyd and Col. Alexander and the four Companies at New York 1,522 14 0
in further part of 61,464l. 5s. 7d. for the outpensioners of Chelsea Hospital to 24 Dec. 1713.
for the outpensioners of said Hospital on account of their allowance to 24 June 1713 10,000 0 0
£31,500 0 0
Disposition Book XXII, pp. 157–8.
Sept. 8,
22, 30.
Warrant by Treasurer Oxford to the Customs Commissioners to employ Peter Twyman as a landwaiter at Bristol loco Richard Dent, deceased.
Edward Wastfield as a tidesman, Bristol port, loco Thomas Tannet, deceased.
Richard Holmes to be continued Inspector of Port Books (to which he was constituted by warrant of June 24 last for one year, supra p. 221) at the salary of 300l. per an. for himself and clerks: as from June 24 last; Treasurer Oxford having experience of the usefulness and necessity of such an officer.
Robert Fryer as Comptroller of the warehouse for prohibited East India goods loco John Owen, dismissed. Out Letters (Customs) XVI, pp. 44, 55, 57.
Sept. 8. Same by same (on an order in Council of Sept. 6) to same to release from quarantine the ships David, Geo. Trickey; Willing Mind, Jo[h]n Mackmath; from Hamburg with iron, deals, oak planks &c. on the petition of Charles Brander.
The Happy Return, Richard Dalton master; from Gothenburg with iron and deals: on the petition of Richard Green. Ibid., p. 53.
Commission by same to John Harneis to be Receiver General of the Duties on Houses for part of Co. Lincoln, viz. the parts of Kesteven and Holland containing the Hundreds of Langhoe, Boothby, Graffoe, Loveden, Flaxwell and Ashwardhurne, Winebridge and Threo, Grantham and Socca, Aveland, Beltisloe, Barrow, Nesse and Stainford Wapentake within Kesteven and Skirbeck, Kirton, Boston and Ello Wapentake in Holland Division, the city and county of the city of Lincoln and Bail and Close of Lincoln. (Warrant dated same date for taking his securities, not detailed.) Out Letters (Affairs of Taxes) II, p. 101.
Sept. 8. Commission by Treasurer Oxford to John Newsted to be Surveyor of the Duties on Houses loco James Norris, dismissed. (Dormant warrant by same to the Receiver General of the Duties on Houses for Co. Lincoln to pay 50l. per an. salary to said Newsted.) Ibid., pp. 102, 103.
Sept. 9. Warrant by same to Henry Ferne [Customs Cashier] to pay 125l. 7s. 2d. to Henry Ballow and John Smith, Deputy Chamberlains of the Exchequer Court, for their fee of 2s. per 1,000l. for joining and entering tallies for 1,253,599l. 0s. 3½d. paid in on account of the several branches of the Customs in the year ended 1711 Xmas.
Prefixing: certificate by F. Bythell, Deputy Auditor [of Imprests], of the Customs money so paid in. Money Book XXII, p. 312.
Same by same to Spencer Compton to pay 800l. to Daniel Arthur, without account, in satisfaction of a bill of exchange drawn from Paris 28 Aug. last, new style, by Matthew Prior for her Majesty's especial service. Ibid., p. 314.
Same by same to pay 88l. to the said Daniel Arthur, without account: in satisfaction of a bill of exchange drawn from Paris Aug. 24 last, new style, by Emanuel Manasses Gilligan for her Majesty's especial service. Ibid.
Same by same to same to pay 100l. to Lady Mary Cockrane: as royal bounty. Ibid.
Same by same to same to pay 100l. to Mrs. Rosamond Polexfen: as royal bounty. Ibid., pp. 314–15.
Same by same to same to pay 612l. 6s. 1d. to Charles, Duke of Shrewsbury, in satisfaction of money expended by him for her Majesty's especial service. Ibid., p. 315.
Money warrant for 1,242l. 17s. 1½d. to same as late Ambassador Extraordinary to the French King: to wit for twelve weeks and three days May 31 last to Aug. 26 last (the day he returned from that employment into her Majesty's presence) on his ordinary of 100l. per week. (Money order dated Sept. 10 hereon.) Ibid., p. 316. Order Book VIII, p. 329.
Same for 109l. 10s. 0d. to the Keepers of the Council Chamber for 1½ years 1711 Xmas to 1713 June 24 on their 73l. per an. for attending Trade and Plantation business, viz. 47l. to the executors of Richard Grigson for one year and 105 days to 1713 April 8, the date of his death, and the remainder to Robert Harmsworth and Edward Salter, the present Keepers thereof. (Money order dated Oct. 14 hereon.) (Letter of direction dated Oct. 15 hereon.) Money Book XXII, p. 316. Order Book VIII, p. 343. Disposition Book XXII, p. 174.
Warrant by Treasurer Oxford to Spencer Compton to pay 5l. to Gertrude Peyton as royal bounty for the funeral charges of Elizabeth Gellot, deceased: as royal bounty.
5l. to Mary Mackay as royal bounty for the funeral charges of Bridget Mackay, deceased: as same.
5l. to Margaret Robeson: as royal bounty: to carry her to Scotland. Money Book XXII, pp. 329, 330.
Sept. 9. J. Taylour to the Treasurer of the Navy to apply (out of money received from the trustees for the 300,000l. loan on security of South Sea Stock) the sum of 20,000l. for wages to the reduced men of her Majesty's ships intended for the Baltic. Disposition Book XXII, p. 159.
Letter of direction for 263l. to Charles Dartiquenave, Paymaster of the Works: out of Civil List moneys: and is to be paid to Michael Studholme in satisfaction of his bills for repairing the road in Hyde Park. (J. Taylour to said Dartinquenave to pay same accordingly.) Ibid., pp. 160. 161.
Same for 2,000l. to Hugh, Earl of Loudoun, “upon the proper warrant and order lately signed by his Lordship [Treasurer Oxford] in this behalf” [? June 19 last, supra, p. 255]: out of Civil List moneys. Ibid., p. 162.
Same for 650l. to William Lowndes: for secret service: out of same. Ibid.
J. Taylour (in the absence of the Treasury Secretaries) to Col. Thomas Moore to give notice to the persons employed in remitting her Majesty's moneys to make proposals for a further supply for the service of the Garrisons of Port Mahon and Gibraltar. Out Letters (General) XXI, p. 22.
Same to the Commissioners for disbanding the Marines enclosing for their consideration a letter [missing] received by Secretary Bromley from Geo. Burston concerning the condition of the Marines quartered at Canterbury. Ibid.
Same to Lord Bolingbroke to lay before the Cabinet Council at their next meeting a letter which Mr. Brydges has received from Col. Kane, Lieut. Governor of Minorca, dated Aug. 11 last, old style, relating to the disbandment and reduction of the several Regiments there to the numbers they are intended to be established at; as likewise some resolutions taken by the Lieut. Governor and the Officers of those Regiments concerning the transportation of the supernumerary men so disbanded. My Lord Treasurer conceives that means should have been used rather to have settled the men and their families in the said island than to send them home. Ibid.
R. Powys (in the absence of the Treasury Secretaries) to Mr. Williamson. About a year since your [the Customs] Board was directed to give George Spry the first vacant landwaiter's place in any of the Western ports. To-day the Attorney General acquainted my Lord that no notice had been taken thereof. Your Board is to take care to present him. Ibid., p. 23.
Sept. 9. Approval by Treasurer Oxford of John Grainger to be first clerk in the office of Basil, Earl of Denbigh, one of the four Tellers of the Receipt.
Prefixing: Presentation by said Earl of said Grainger for approval in accordance with a clause of the Act of 8-9 Wm. III., c. 28, prefixed. Warrants not Relating to Money XXII, p. 108.
J. Taylour (in the absence of the Treasury Secretaries) to the Customs Commissioners, Scotland. The Lord Treasurer has given six weeks’ further leave to William Strode, one of the General Surveyors of Customs, Scotland. Out Letters (North Britain) II, p. 451.
Sept. 10. Warrant by Treasurer Oxford to Charles Cæsar, Treasurer of the Navy, to borrow 200,000l. from Sir William Fazackerly, William Clayton, Lancelot Burton, Lionell Herne, Samuel Edwards and John Grainger on a deposit of 266,000l. in South Sea Stock: repayable on or before 10 March 1713–14 with 6 per cent. interest. Money Book XXII, p. 128.
Letter of direction for 4,000l. to John Holbech: out of Civil List moneys: as imprest to complete the order in his name for 5,000l. supra, p. 327, for the service of the Treasurer of the Chamber's Office. Disposition Book XXII, p. 159.
Same for 100,000l. to Charles Cæsar, Treasurer of the Navy: out of the 1,200,000l. Exchequer Bills anno 1713: and is intended to be paid over to the Bank of England in repayment of the like sum advanced by said Bank for the service of the Navy on July 3 last on the security of 110,000l. Malt tallies anno 1713. Ibid.
J. Taylour (in the absence of the Treasury Secretaries) to the Customs Commissioners to report on the enclosed letter [missing] from Visct. Bolingbroke with copies of two memorials from the Duke D'Aumont, one concerning two French ships, the St. John Baptist seized at Padstow and the Corvette L'Effrontee seized at Rye on suspicion of carrying on a fraudulent trade: as also concerning the three other ships mentioned in said Bolingbroke's letter sent to you some time since. Out Letters (General) XXI, p. 23.
Same to same to report on the enclosed letter [missing] from Robert Clarke concerning 18 hogsheads of French wine which were run in New Forest in Hampshire and seized. Ibid.
Same to same to report on the enclosed petition [missing] of William Walton and Edward Watson, citizens and fishmongers of London, praying that two vessels may trade to Heligoland for lobsters for London without performing quarantine. Ibid., p. 24.
Same to the Attorney and Solicitor General to report on the enclosed draft [missing] of a privy seal relating to the passing of accounts in Scotland. Ibid.
Sept. 11. Money warrant for 100,000l. to James Brydges as imprest to clear what is any ways owing to her Majesty's Forces for any time he was what is any ways owing to her Majesty's Forces for any time he was Paymaster thereof until 24 Aug. 1713: in accordance with the terms of the patent of — [see supra, pp. 327–8] which erected the office of Receiver and Paymaster of the Land Forces and granted same to Thomas Moore. (Money order dated Sept. 15 hereon: with a later confirmation dated 1714 Nov. 23 hereof.) Money Book XXII, p. 319. Order Book VIII, p. 328.
Sept. 11. Warrant by Treasurer Oxford to the South Sea Company to permit Charles Cæsar, Treasurer of the Navy, to subscribe into the Capital Stock of said Company the sum of 571,402l. 7s. 1¾d. declared by her Majesty's letters patent in this behalf to be public money or stock for the use of the public. Money Book XXII, p. 323.
Letter of direction for 25,000l. to John How, Paymaster of Guards and Garrisons: out of the 1,200,000l. Exchequer Bills anno 1713: and is for the services following: viz.
£ s. d.
in further part of 636,888l. 19s. 10d. for Land services for six months to 23 June 1713.
for 61 days’ pay Feb. 23 last to April 24 last for the several Garrisons in England 2,690 0
for half a year's allowance 1712 Dec. 22 to 1713 June 23 last for fire and candle for the Garrisons 1,369 18 6
for 90days’ pay from 1713 March 26 to June 24 for the Capt. General and the General and Staff Officers 3,668 1
for half a year's provision for the Garrison of Placentia to be paid over to the Commissioners of the Victualling on account of the provision furnished by them to the said Garrison 997 13 4
on account of Contingencies to satisfy several warrants signed by her Majesty 835 12 0
on account of same, for one quarter's allowance to June 23 last to the Office of the Secretary at War and the Comptroller's Office 588 15 0
to complete the pay of the 12 Companies of Invalids from 1712 Dec. 22 to [June 23 last] 1,149 12 0
in further part of 85,531l. 2s. 8d. towards the subsistence of the Troops and Regiments in Great Britain to April 24 last 6,711 4
for the subsistence of the Regiment late Sir Richard Temple's upon account 1,419 16 0
on account of the pay of the 12 Companies of Invalids 1,200 0 0
in further part of the 21,345l. 13s. 4d. for the Forces in the Plantations for six months to 24 Dec. 1713.
for 62 days' subsistence June 24 last to Aug. 24 last for the Regiments of Col. Handasyde and Col. Alexander and the four Companies at New York 3,371 13 10
for half a year's provisions for the Garrison of Placentia: to be paid over to the Victualling Commissioners on account of provisions furnished by them to the said Garrison 997 13 4
£25,000 0 0
Disposition Book XXII, pp. 160–61.
Sept. 11. J. Taylour to Mr. Holbech to pay as follows out of money in your hands for the service of the Office of Treasurer of the Chamber: viz. to
£ s. d.
Percy Kirke, Housekeeper at Whitehall, for half a year's salary to Xmas 1711 325 0 0
Somerset English, Underhousekeeper at Hampton Court 160 0 0
Richard Marriot, Keeper of the Privy Lodgings and Wardrobe there 100 0 0
Henry Lowman, Housekeeper at Kensington 50 0 0
Thomas Hutton, Housekeeper at Somerset House 50 0 0
Edward Brown, Underhousekeeper at St. James's 30 0 0
Daniel Child, Keeper of the Standing Wardrobe at Whitehall 100 0 0
the Honble. Grey Maynard, Yeoman of the Standing Wardrobe 115 0 0
same more as Keeper of the Wardrobe at St. James's 55 0 0
Thomas Taylor, Esq., first Groom 65 0 0
Challicho Eyre, second Groom 65 0 0
Rendall Heron, first Page 50 0 0
Charles Lucas, second Page 50 0 0
Thomas Williams, third Page 50 0 0
Mr. Vanhulls, Clerk of the Robes and Wardrobes 80 0 0
Mr. Hall, Wardrobe Keeper at Windsor Castle, for half a year to Lady day 1712 80 0 0
two Surgeons for half a year to Xmas 1711 338 6 8
Sir John Stanley 30 0 0
the executors of the late [Visct. FitzHardinge] Treasurer of the Chamber 233 14 0
Mr. Laroch, gent., Harbinger: for travelling charges anno 1712 26 16 3
Ben. Bedford, half a year's rent of a house hired for the Muscovite Minister: due 30 April 1713 and extraordinary furnished 275 7 0
Henry, Lord Paget, Captain of her Majesty's Body Guard: 1712 Lady day quarter 250 0 0
Ch. Charleton, Esq., Lieut. [of said Guard] 125 0 0
Rich. Uphill, Esq., Ensign [of said Guard] 75 0 0
the Clerk of the Cheque and four Corporals [of said Guard] 187 10 0
the 100 Yeomen [of the said Guard] each 9l. 17s. 9¾d. 989 1 3
Sixteen Ushers &c., 2l. 10s. each 40 0 0
Thomas Smith, a pensioner Yeoman [of said Guard] 3 15 0
£3,999 10 2
Ibid., p. 162.
Sept. 12. Warrant by Treasurer Oxford to the South Sea Company to pay to the respective Treasurers and Paymasters as follows the several sums as follows, amounting in all to 26,275l. 9s. 2d., for the dividend of 3 per cent. on the amounts of South Sea Stock which at Midsummer 1713 remained in their respective names for the use of the public: the said respective sums being to be hereby charged by the Auditors upon the said Treasurers and Paymasters in their respective accounts: viz.
£ s. d.
Charles Cæsar, Treasurer of the Navy, on 593,823l. 0. 9d. principal 17,814 13 9
James Brydges, as former Paymaster General of the Forces Abroad, on 163,173l. 12s. 4d. principal 4,895 4 2
John Howe, Paymaster General of Guards and Garrisons, on 10,065l. 15s. 5d. principal 301 19 5
Charles Eversfield, Treasurer of the Ordnance, on 89,663l. 4s. 10d. principal (in whose sum is included the 21,327l. 15s. 10d. from John Lansdell), interest 2,689l. 17s. 11d. 2,050 1 3
Thomas Micklethwaite, Treasurer of the Paymaster of Transport Office, on 4,571l. 12s. 7d. principal 137 2 11
Thomas Savery, late Treasurer for Sick and Wounded, on 2,964l. 16s. 0d. principal 88 18 11
Sir Roger Mostyn [Paymaster of Marines] on 20,663l. 17s. 4d. principal 619 18 3
Francis Lynn [Cashier to the present Commissioners for taking care of Sick and Hurt Seamen], on 5,923l. 7s. 5d. principal 177 14 0
Henry Ferne [Customs Cashier] on 5,600l. 7s. 5d. principal 168 0 2
Stephen Lilly [Receiver of the Post Office] on 727l. 7s. 3d. principal 21 16 5
£26,275 9 2
(total principal 897,177l. 1s. 4d.)
Prefixing: certificate by J. Grigsby, Accountant [of the South Sea Company], of said principal and interest. Money Book XXII, pp. 323–5.
Same by same to Spencer Compton to pay 200l. to James Fury, Without account: in satisfaction of so much by him paid and expended for her Majesty's especial service.
62l. 10s. 0d. to Anne Feilding as royal bounty towards the support and maintenance of herself and brothers and sisters, Martha Feilding, William Feilding, Geo. Feilding and Charlotte Feilding.
20l. to Hugh Speake: as royal bounty. Money Book XXII, pp. 329–30.
Sept. 12. J. Taylour (in the absence of the Treasury Secretaries) to the Secretary at War to report on the enclosed memorial [missing] of Major General Whetham for his pay as Commander in Chief in North Britain 1712 June 25 to Dec. 21, “and from that time to be inserted on the Establishment for the present year.” Will this demand be an exceeding on the Establishment for Guards and Garrisons?
Likewise to report on the enclosed memorial [missing] from Mr. Brydges about the business of half pay and for settling the commencements thereof. My Lord thinks it of great concern to have that affair speedily concluded in order to avoid the inconvenience of frequent applications. I return the report of the Comptrollers of Army Accounts on Sir William Wyndham's memorial about paying to the Officers of the four Regiments broke in Spain whole pay beyond the time of their being disbanded. Please consider the supplies which Parliament has granted for half pay and then what is proper to be done with respect to the commencements of all the half pays in general that have not been already settled. My Lord Treasurer will lay before the Queen your report thereon for her determination therein.
Please also report on the enclosed memorial [missing] of Lord Mark Kerr in behalf of himself and Officers for their subsistence from Feb. 22 last, the time of their reducement. Out Letters (General) XXI, pp. 24–5.
Same to the Auditors of Imprests. John Blunt, who was empowered to take in subscriptions upon the Two Million Lottery granted anno 1711 [9 Anne, c. 16] for any sum not exceeding 993,000l., has exhibited to my Lord Treasurer an account of his receipts and payments relating thereto and prays allowance of 4,030l. for his pains &c. therein and in the 1,500,000l. Lottery [9 Anne, c. 6] for the same year and in the two Lotteries of the succeeding year and for his charges about the South Sea Act. Please report on said account and on his said cravings. Ibid., p. 27.
Entry of the Treasury signature of a grant in custodiam under the Exchequer seal to Francis Wyvill of several lands and tenements in Halifax, Co. Yorks, parcel of the lands of Richard Scarborough, merchant, extended for debt. Warrants not Relating to Money XXII, p. 109.
Sept. 14. Royal warrant to Edward Nicholas to pay 600l. to Katherine, Duchess of Buckingham: as royal bounty. Queen's Warrant Book XXV, p. 460.
Same dated Windsor Castle to the said Nicholas, Paymaster of the Queen's Private Pensions and Bounties, to cease payment of 2,000l. per an. out of the 3,000l. per an. pension payable to James, Earl of Findlater and Seafield (granted to him by royal warrant of 7 August 1711), to wit during his continuance in the office of Chancellor and Keeper of the Great Seal in Scotland: but from the date of any removal [of him] from said office, then to resume payment of the full 3,000l. per an. to him. Out Letters (North Britain) II, p. 454.
Sept. 15. Treasurer Oxford to Sir James Bateman, Sub Governor of the South Sea Company. When I was in London several gentlemen of the Africa Company were with me and brought me the enclosed Resolution [missing] of their Court of Assistants. I have laid same before her Majesty and now transmit it to you that you may communicate it to the South Sea Company, “and I hope the gentlemen of that Company will go on with vigour and diligence, that no more time may be lost in making effectual her Majesty's gracious intentions to them and that so advantageous a trade may be carried on to its full extent.” Out Letters (General) XXI, p. 25.